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2   Montez Blair
Montez Blair

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Erial, N.J.

High School:
Timber Creek

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 170

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
10/23/1990


High School
An outstanding athlete, Blair lettered three times in basketball and four times in track at Timber Creek High School, graduating in 2009 ... averaged 12.4 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 3.1 apg and 2.3 spg as a senior ... led the hoops team to the South Jersey title as a senior, being named the title game MVP after scoring 26 points ... was named the Most Improved Athlete as well as Scholar-Athlete of the Year ... is an extremely accomplished track athlete, leading track team to the state title in 2008 and 2009 (New Jersey Group III) ... Blair has high jumped 7-0, had a long jump of 22-6 and a triple jump of 45-2 ... was named a Nike All-American in 2008 ... a two-time state champion in the high jump, he was named all-conference three times and All-South Jersey twice ... placed third at the prestigious Penn Relays in 2009 ... was also the 2009 South Sectional long jump champion ... was named the Best Overall Student and was the Black History Month award winner at Timber Creek ... also was a member of National Honor Society ... had a GPA of 4.1 on a 4.0 scale.

Miscellaneous
Full name is Montez Ryan-Anthony Blair ... born Oct. 23, 1990, in Mount Holly, N.J. ... son of Yolanda Blair ... attended the same high school as former UNC Greensboro star Kyle Hines, who at the time of his graduation in 2008, was one of six players in NCAA history to score 2,000 points, grab 1,000 rebounds and block 300 shots ... also considered offers from Siena, Saint Joseph's, Cornell and Binghamton.

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